AstraZeneca Business Analyst Reviews

Updated 24 Jul 2020

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AstraZeneca Executive Director, CEO Pascal Soriot
Pascal Soriot
15 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Good team, learning opportunities, meals provided, cab facility

    Cons

    stagnant personal growth, less on site opportunities

  2. COVID-19

    "First Class Organistion"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Macclesfield, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture. Fantastic people. Have been supremely supportive during COVID.

    Cons

    Very few. A great organisation


  3. "Google on the East coast"

    4.0
    Current Contractor - Senior Business Systems Analyst 
    Recommends

    I have been working at AstraZeneca

    Pros

    There's a little bit of everyone from everywhere. A truly diverse environment.

    Cons

    Commute, but they do telewotk

  4. "Brilliant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Business Analyst in Macclesfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great working environment. Smart, friendly work colleagues.

    Cons

    Honestly- no cons working for this company. You will get from them what you put in.

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  5. "Make AZ work for you"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Macclesfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working, bonus scheme, exciting pipeline, other benefits, development opportunities, generally great colleagues

    Cons

    Open 'positive' discrimination, pensions, overloading, some leaders merely pay lip service to behaviours, constant restructuring

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  6. "Good working environment"

    4.0
    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Some very capable people and complex systems

    Cons

    Poor understanding of process and some complacency

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  7. "Great if you are a scientist"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great chance to shine in research and development

    Cons

    Almost impossible to get promoted without changing roles if you are not in a science based role.

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "A fantastic place to work for driven people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Strategy & Portfolio Analyst in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good reward system, strong opportunities to develop, change to work with some top-in-field colleagues. Mobile working is great for work/life balance. Excellent mentorship opportunities.

    Cons

    Not a good place to coast as you will be challenged. Lack of investment into project management and IT systems can be frustrating.

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  9. "Great company for local and global opportunities in Macclesfiled"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Macclesfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture and good colleagues, in almost all departments Big campus with lots of exciting things going on and great services and canteens etc. Lots of exciting opportunities both in global functions for the company as well as for local Macclesfield site specific

    Cons

    Some HR processes are quite lengthy and non-transparent and talent programmes besides any graduate or apprentice programmes are non-existent or just not communicated. I have seen some great talent leave for other companies with more training opportunities. Processes are often unbearably complex and require documentation and written approval for almost everything. However, given that it is a pharmaceutical company it is perhaps called for

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  10. "Pros and Cons"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Kuala Lumpur
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunities for job advancement, continuous improvement

    Cons

    No work life balance, stressful

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